Interim Energy Manager

Interim Energy Manager 

£50,961 to £61,398 per annum plus excellent benefits  

University of the Arts London ( is a hotbed of creativity, innovation, and invention across the knowledge economy. Drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts UAL is hugely international, with a reputation that attracts over 18,000 students from over 130 countries, creating a vibrant, multi-cultural community environment.  

Reporting to the Associate Director (Sustainable Operations), the Energy Manager has responsibility for developing and delivering on University of the Arts London (UAL)’s approach to utility, energy, and carbon management. The role focuses on improving building energy and water performance, developing and delivering energy and water projects, managing utilities suppliers, and delivering UAL’s operations net zero strategy for achieving whole organisation net zero carbon by 2030. 

Some of the main deliverables include: 

  • Lead utility management and carbon emissions reduction activity across our sites, working with colleagues and other stakeholders to embed and realise net zero carbon targets across the organisation, including the delivery of the net zero carbon operations strategy. 

  • Lead the monitoring of building energy performance and identify issues that impact on utility consumption, working closely with the Facilities Managers to ensure buildings are well-controlled and obtaining regular reports on alterations made to the system.  

  • Lead on utilities data capture and sub-metering, energy management system functionality. 

  • Lead on the implementation of Energy Management software.   

The ability to inform decision making on utility, energy, and carbon issues is essential. The Energy Manager will produce well-written and researched briefings and reports for the executive team. The role will suit professionals who possess extensive, in-depth knowledge of all matters relating to carbon and utility management. You will be adept at analysing energy use data within complex organisations with an in-depth knowledge of utility tariff arrangements and procurement strategies. Excellent attention to detail combined with the ability to use your own initiative is essential. 

UAL offers generous leave, an excellent defined benefit pension scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.  

The candidate pack can be viewed at Interim Energy Manager.  

For a confidential discussion, please contact our retained advisor Hannah Searle ( ) at MRG. Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to  

University of the Arts London aims to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity. 

Closing date for applications is Monday 27th May 2024. 

The role will commence early June 2024 on a 14 month contract. 

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